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Navigating Everyday Stress and Preventing Burnout

Stress is a normal part of life, and it isn’t always bad for you if it’s managed appropriately. Unfortunately, it’s common in our busy society to expose ourselves to too much stress, which can quickly become unhealthy.

How to Prevent News Overload

Being exposed to excessive news, particularly bad news, can be overwhelming while negatively impacting a person’s mental health. For some people, bad news makes them feel an impending sense of doom. Bad news can also cause anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The Impacts of Sexual Assault on Mental Health & How to Find Help

Whether the assault happened last week or two years ago, sexual assault survivors can continue to feel the impact on their mental health as if the attack happened that day. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a sexual assault, know that you are not alone in feeling these effects.

The Benefits of Therapy and Medication

Practicing mental wellness can go a long way in helping improve our mental health. At times, though, it might not be enough to help us get better. That’s why it’s important to recognize when we need to seek professional help, like therapy or medication.

Why Trauma-informed Care Is Important to Recovery

Trauma-informed care is a therapeutic approach that asks, "What happened to you?" rather than "What's wrong with you?" This adjusts the emphasis from victim-blaming to recognizing the individual as a survivor.

Best Practices for Managing Your Mental Health Medication

Medication can be helpful in the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions. In some circumstances, medication is necessary for the treatment of co-occurring illnesses since it can alleviate symptoms and assist patients in avoiding relapses of a mental health condition.

How to Deal With Burnout in Caring for a Mentally ill Loved One

Caregivers' responsibilities can be exhausting and overwhelming. Although caring for a loved one who requires your support can help them with their mental health struggles, it can also cause caregiver burnout if you take on more than you can reasonably handle.

Residential Treatment vs. Inpatient Treatment for Mental Health Disorders

Although the phrases inpatient and residential rehab are frequently used interchangeably, these two types of programs are quite distinct.

6 Things You Should Know About Deliberate Self Harm

If you are self-harming, know that you are loved, needed, wanted, and appreciated. If you think someone around you is self-harming, reach out for help.

Everything You Need to Know About Compassion Fatigue

As the caretaker and someone who loves those around you, it can be exhausting to help them work through their challenges. Helping others often requires you to feel some of their pain, empathize with what they are going through, and feel their struggles.

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If you’re a provider and need to send us information on a client, please feel free to fax us at 619-303-7044. If you need help immediately, call our 24-hour crisis line at 1-800-766-4274. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. Jackson House is licensed by the State of California Community Care Licensing Division and certified by the Department of Health Care Services. We are also CARF Accredited. If you have any client or quality of care concerns, please reach out to us at (888) 255-9280. If your concerns need further attention, you can contact the Department of Public Health at 619-278-3700 or the Community Care Licensing Division at 1-844-538-8766.